Australian supers push for collateral posting rules revamp

Aussie super funds face higher dealer charges because of collateral rules

Australian super funds hampered by collateral restrictions

With Australia due to implement rules for mandatory central clearing at some point next year, pressure is mounting to amend a law that prevents superannuation funds from using their own assets to post collateral against over-the-counter derivatives trades.

Australian super funds, which have combined assets under management of A$2 trillion ($1.4 trillion), are significant players in the OTC derivatives market largely because of their foreign currency hedging needs, although there is no exact data

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